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Facebook, Microsoft lash out at Apple over gaming apps

The world’s leading technology brands, Facebook and Microsoft, recently bashed Apple for its restrictive App Store policies, which they claim prevents them from launching their gaming services on Apple devices. Microsoft also disclosed that it will no longer be launching a limited testing version of the app on iOS. The gaming platform Microsoft had created […]

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Sniffing dogs to detect COVID-19 at Dubai airport

Coronavirus-sniffing dogs capable of detecting the infection with 92 percent accuracy have been recruited to vet travellers arriving in the United Arab Emirates at Dubai airport. All travellers must be tested for COVID-19 prior to their trip before showing the confirmed negative result on arrival. According to DailyMail UK, Dubai International Airport has now also introduced […]

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COVID-19: Russia to approve world’s first vaccine come early August

Russia, which has reported more than 822,000 cases of COVID-19 and is currently the world’s fourth most COVID-infested country, has concluded plans to register a coronavirus vaccine between August 10 and August 12 this year. This will make way for what will be regarded as the world’s first official approval of a vaccine against the COVID-19 […]

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Booze kills over 93,000 Americans yearly

More than 93,000 Americans die yearly from excessive booze or alcohol-related causes, the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said. This includes more than 50,000 people who die from chronic health conditions caused by excessive drinking, including alcoholic liver disease, agency researchers said. The remainder died from “acute causes,” including alcohol overdoses, drinking-related injuries […]

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US takes new action against Iran

The United States Government has expanded the scope of metals sanctions on Iran. America has added 22 materials connected to Iran’s nuclear, military or ballistic missile programmes. Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo made the announcement on Thursday. The official insisted that Iran’s programmes were a grave threat to international security. Pompeo warned companies and individuals […]

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Trump wants US 2020 election postponed

United States President, Donald Trump has called for the postponement of the 2020 election. On Thursday, the American leader made the call on Twitter. Trump expressed concern that the election would be fraudulent. His reason was the controversial universal mail-in voting. “With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the […]

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Zimbabwe to pay White farmers $3.5b in compensation

The Zimbabwean government and former white commercial farmers have signed a 3.5 billion U.S. dollars compensation agreement for the farmers. The money, which will be borrowed by the Zimbabwean government, is meant for improvements made by the white farmers on their farms that were acquired by government under the land reform program. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, […]

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Hydroxychloroquine saga: Yale Professor Harvey Risch says it cures Covid-19

Debate continues to rage over the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine as cure for COVID-19. The World Health Organisation initially recommended the drug, but later withdrew the recommendation. This followed some scientific studies that discredited the drug and also pointed out some fatal side effects. Cameroonian-born Dr Stella Immanuel on Monday in Washington D.C. brought the drug […]

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COVID-19 kills Zimbabwe minister Perrance Shiri, hits broadcaster ZBC

Perrance Shiri, Zimbabwe’s Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement Minister died today, a few days after his driver succumbed to COVID-19. President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced Shiri’s death on Twitter: “I am deeply saddened to inform the nation of the death of the Minister of Agriculture, Air Chief Marshall (rtd) Perrance Shiri, a long time friend […]

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You are a liar: Dr. Immanuel fires back at US’ disease expert, Fauci

Dr. Stella Immanuel has lambasted US’ top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci over his claims that hydroxychloroquine is not a tested cure for coronavirus. Dr. Immanuel took the world by storm on Tuesday when she released her video, claiming that the discredited hydroxychloroquine drug is a tested cure for COVID-19. Her revelation was backed […]

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Roche drug trial for COVID-19 fails

Swiss drug maker Roche today announced the failure of its Actemra/RoActemra drug to treat patients hospitalised with severe COVID-19-related pneumonia. The “COVACTA trial did not meet its primary endpoint of improved clinical status in patients with COVID-19 associated pneumonia, or the key secondary endpoint of reduced patient mortality,” Roche said. “In addition, the key secondary […]

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Trump backs Stella Immanuel, calls her ‘spectacular, impressive’

U.S. President Donald Trump has described as “impressive” and “spectacular” Dr Stella Immanuel and her sensational video prescribing hydroxychloroquine as cure for COVID-19. His comment came just as social media companies cracked down on the viral coronavirus disinformation that came out of the Doctors summit event, where Immanuel spoke in Washington D.C. That didn’t perturb […]

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COVID-19: Stay in your lane, focus on rockets, electric cars – Bill Gates blasts Elon Musk

Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates has lamented that “titillating” misinformation has a tendency to spread faster than the truth. Gates said this while calling on Tesla and SpaceX Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Elon Musk to stay in his lane. This is in reaction to the automaker enterpreneur’s controversial comments about COVID-19. In a interview on CNBC, […]

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Trump slams Twitter for showing negative trends about him

U.S President Donald Trump berated Twitter for showing negative trends about him ahead of the November election. The platform flagged some of the president’s tweets as “potentially misleading” and “glorifying violence”, placing “fact-check” and “public interest” notes. Trump claimed Twitter is controlled by “the Radical left” and accused the company of trying to “interfere” in […]

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Hushpuppi gets another top rated lawyer

Ramon Abbas a.k.a Hushpuppi has gotten another lawyer to represent him in California. Hushpuppi’s lawyer, Gal Pissetzky who is only licensed to practice in Chicago will now be supported by Vicki Podberesky of Andrues/Podberesky law firm based in Los Angeles. The law firm specialises in representing individuals in both state and federal criminal matters, as well as companies […]

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U.S. pays Moderna Inc COVID-19 vaccine developer another $472m

The U.S. government’s Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has paid Moderna Inc an additional $472 million to support the development of its novel coronavirus vaccine. The U.S.-based drug maker said the additional funding will support its late-stage clinical development including the expanded Phase 3 study of Moderna’s vaccine candidate. In April, Moderna had […]